March 2022

Connecting the global ocean tech community online

Oi Connect will be live at Oceanology International on the show floor. In addition, Oi Connect will be live virtually on 22nd - 23rd March.

Oi Connect 22nd - 23rd March 2022

Oi Connect will run along side Oceanology International at the live show, and for those who can’t make show Oi Connect Virtual will run from 22nd - 23rd of March 2022. You will need to register to be able to attend the live or virtual events.


Meet with a variety of marine tech businesses from over 15+ verticals. and discover the future of ocean innovations.

Conference Program

Keep up to date with the latest insights from the industries thought leaders.


Do you want to create quality leads and build lasting relationships? Being part of Oi Connect Virtual will offer you connections to serious buyers. You must a contract exhibitor to benefit from the added value that Oi Connect will deliver.

What to expect at Oi Connect

Oi Connect draws together the ocean tech and science community on a digital platform that brings the three key players in the industry together: businesses, academics and government.

For five decades, Oceanology International has been the event to view products, gain knowledge and exchange ideas in the ocean science and tech sector. Now, Oi Connect will do the same online as we welcome attendees and exhibitors to connect with each other using the AI-driven meetings platform over the four-day event.

Our event is built on four pillars that will enable visitors and exhibitors to be successful:


Network with peers and colleagues, catch up on the latest news and information.


Source the latest products and services from leading ocean tech suppliers.


Connect with exhibitors through powerful meetings and Ai driven recommendations.


Learn from thought leaders and industry academics and researchers.

How will it work for visitors?

With a personal dashboard, you are in control of your experience. Search for suppliers, send meeting requests to exhibitors, schedule your conference attendance, get recommendations and manage your entire Connect experience. It’s also easy for you to tailor meetings to suit your needs and time zone, as we know your time is important to you.


Visitors of Oi Connect 2020 told us;
"Presentations were informative and well executed."
"Great to have on-demand presentations for topics relevant to our research"
"It enabled direct dialogue with people in the industry you would not otherwise communicate with."


At Oi Connect, it’s easy to meet with and discover suppliers from around the world who are looking to provide you with solutions that will help drive your business forward.

How will it work for exhibitors?

Find buyers looking for solutions to improve their strategies for exploring, monitoring, developing and protecting the world’s oceans. Highlight your products and services to 15+ vertical industries in one place; including offshore oil & gas, ports & harbours, marine renewables, maritime security and marine science.

Exhibitors at Oi Connect 2020 told us;
"Great way to contact and meet interested companies."
"Very easy to arrange meetings and meetings felt extremely focused."


Create leads and build long-lasting relationships with key industry figures at Oi Connect.

The sequel

Oi Connect was created in 2020 to bring the ocean tech community together online to meet, learn and continue to do business. The Oi Connect platform was launched to enable buyers and suppliers to discover solutions, source products, connect with peers and learn from experts.

The numbers speak for themselves...

2500 + Attendees
117 Countries
1162 Meetings
7669 Sessions viewed

Join us on March 22 - 23

Join Oi Connect to continue your ocean tech journey and benefit from an AI driven engine that creates meaningful meetings, new connections and abundant learning opportunities.

Thinking about exhibiting?

Promote your company’s innovative products and services by taking your place on the platform for ocean tech progress.